Help fill 'Empty Bowls,' and get in on all the Halloween fun today
Deadites return to Dexter in "Evil Dead: The Musical." 7 p.m. This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic horror films "Evil Dead" and "Evil Dead 2" and combines them to make one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Blood flies—literally, right into a special section of the audience known as "the Splatter Zone." Get tickets and more info at dextercommunityplayers.org/home. 7714 W. Ann Arbor St., Dexter. 734-424-4272.
Be sure to get in on some "Halloween Fun" at Hudson Mills Metropark. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Join an interpreter to make cider, decorate doughnuts and create “spooky” crafts. Also, meet animals from the Great Lakes Zoological Society. Admission is by advance ticket purchase only. Preregistration and prepayment required for all programs. $6/child; under kids under one get in free (includes all activities and hayride). $3/adult (includes cider, doughnuts and hayride). Tickets are limited and available for purchase on at the park office. 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter. 734-426-8211.
Have fun at the "Keller Williams Community Halloween Party" at Keller Williams Realty. 1-4 p.m. The party will have many traditional Halloween activities including costumes, a Moon Bounce, trick-or-treating and pumpkin decorating for the kids along with many giveaways for the adults. Everyone is invited. Free. 2144 S. State St., Ann Arbor 734-821-0735
The "Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser" at Earhart Manor House, Concordia University, will benefit the SOS Community Services. 4-7 p.m. Attendees participate in a silent auction of artisan bowls, while enjoying refreshments and live music. SOS Community Services is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness in Washtenaw County. $100 - $4,000. Get tickets here: www.soscs.org/get-involved/events/details/10. 4090 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor. 734-995-4612.
Kids are invited to the "Muttster Mash Bash Halloween Party" at the Humane Society of Huron Valley. 4-6 p.m. Kids will have a paw-tastic time as they make their way trick-or-treating through the shelter. Activities include Games, Crafts, Pictures with “Happy the Hound”, Face painting, snacks, meet and greet some of their adoptable animals and much more. 3100 Cherry Hill Road, Ann Arbor. 734-662-5585.
The "Octubafest" Ensemble will perform at the Stamps Auditorium in the U-M Walgreen Drama Center. 5 p.m. The U-M Euphonium and Tuba Ensemble under the direction of Fritz Kaenzig perform seasonal repertoire as well as music from movies, jazz, rock and classics. Free. No tickets required. 1226 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor. 734-764-7260.